8 min

Quentin Skinner and the history of speechwriting European Speechwriters

    • Politics

The distinguished intellectual historian Quentin Skinner has written books on Shakespeare, Thomas Hobbes and Machiavelli. He examines their 'humanist' education - a 'humanist' education basically involves training to become a speechwriter.

The distinguished intellectual historian Quentin Skinner has written books on Shakespeare, Thomas Hobbes and Machiavelli. He examines their 'humanist' education - a 'humanist' education basically involves training to become a speechwriter.

8 min